Player of the Match
Player of the Match
41.5
6
Dockrell to Najibullah Zadran, SIX runs, full, and he tonks this over midwicket. Victory for Afghanistan, and with an emphatic slog sweep by the birthday boy!
41.3
6
Dockrell to Najibullah Zadran, SIX runs, length, and he has biffed this straight down the ground, over long on! What a start!
40.6
4
Rankin to Gulbadin Naib, FOUR runs, full toss, and he has tickled it down to fine leg. It could also be called a no-ball, because it was definitely a full toss above waist height. Not called a no-ball, though!
40.5
6
Rankin to Gulbadin Naib, SIX runs, he's connected with this! Just a bit full in length, at the stumps, but he steps away and then just hammers it down towards midwicket. Elevation, distance, and timing....this had the complete package!
40.1
4
Rankin to Gulbadin Naib, FOUR runs, in the slot, just outside off, and he whacks it towards long on. Great shot, as Naib begins to hit his stride in the last 3-4 overs
38.4
4
Rankin to Gulbadin Naib, FOUR runs, length ball, and Naib fetches it from outside off and biffs it away just in front of square on the on side. Top shot!
36.6
4
McCarthy to Gulbadin Naib, FOUR runs, fuller again, and he whips it away towards midwicket yet again. An action replay of the previous two boundaries almost!
36.4
4
McCarthy to Gulbadin Naib, FOUR runs, length, and he goes towards midwicket again. The length has just been a bit full, and Naib is taking full toll, and easing the pressure off his team...
36.3
4
McCarthy to Gulbadin Naib, FOUR runs,
28.5
4
Stirling to Hashmatullah Shahidi, FOUR runs, short of length around off, rocks back and pulls it towards deep midwicket to take the side past 100
22.4
4
Rankin to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR runs, fuller around off, Shahzad extends his arms to loft it over mid-off for four
21.2
4
McCarthy to Rahmat Shah, FOUR runs, fuller on the stumps and driven past mid-on with a straight bat, the ball races away for the boundary
18.6
4
Dockrell to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR runs, fuller outside off, Shahzad goes inside out and hits it over extra cover, McCollum puts in the slide from sweeper cover but he was in contact with the rope while trying to flick the ball inside
18.4
4
Dockrell to Rahmat Shah, FOUR runs, short of length, goes back and pulls it towards deep midwicket, one-bounce four
16.3
4
Dockrell to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR runs, short of length outside off, Shahzad swivels and pulls it towards the vacant deep midwicket region for four
14.4
4
McCarthy to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR runs, length ball, and this time there's no doubt he has middled it! Slogs it towards midwicket, and beats long on comfortably
14.3
4
McCarthy to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR runs, lucky! Length ball, outside off, and he tries to swing it towards extra cover, but it takes the inside edge and runs down to fine leg
13.4
4
Murtagh to Rahmat Shah, FOUR runs, length, and he drives it. It is uppish, but it beats short cover, extra cover, and runs away for four!
5.5
4
Rankin to Hazratullah Zazai, FOUR runs, length ball, outside off, and he looks to go down the ground. Gets the outside of the bat as it runs down to the third man boundary. Important early runs these...
5.1
4
Rankin to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR runs, length ball, and he lofts this ball over mid on. Couple of bounces, and into the fence...
4.5
4
Murtagh to Hazratullah Zazai, FOUR runs, short of length, some more room outside off and this one has been clubbed towards deep midwicket, same result
4.4
4
Murtagh to Hazratullah Zazai, FOUR runs, length around off, goes back and pulls it behind square leg for four
2.2
6
Murtagh to Hazratullah Zazai, SIX runs, opens his account with a six, length ball around off and smashes it over long-on

Afghanistan 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st43Mohammad ShahzadHazratullah Zazai
2nd47Mohammad ShahzadRahmat Shah
3rd2Hashmatullah ShahidiRahmat Shah
4th12Gulbadin NaibHashmatullah Shahidi
5th49Asghar AfghanGulbadin Naib
6th12Asghar AfghanNajibullah Zadran